Christmas is a very special time that we must hold onto, as it is the celebration of our loving Savior Jesus Christ. Today Christmas is a very commercialized holiday that focuses more on presents and selfish desires than the birth of Jesus. To make things worse as the nation turns to a more political correct stance we are losing the ability to even say Christmas or cascade it in books, or anywhere in public. I would like to give you 10 Great Christmas Bible verses that will help remind you of the true meaning of Christmas.
Zachariah 9:9 “Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”
Isaiah 9:6 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.|
Matthew 1:21 “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,because he will save his people from their sins.”
Philippians 2:6-11 “Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Isaiah 7:14 “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.”
Acts 5:31 “God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins”
Luke 1:30-32 “But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.”
Luke 2:10-11 “Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.”
Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!”
Matthew 2:9 “and behold, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came and stood over where the young Child was.”
Matthew 1:20,21 “But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
John 3:16 “For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.”
Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Jesus is the true reason for the season, and as Christians we cannot let go of that truth. Nor can we allow the world to take the truth of Christmas away from us. We must work diligently to keep the true spirit of Christmas alive and well, instead of allowing the selfish materialistic spirit to continue taking over.